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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: Functions like php.net

/ Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> was heard to say:
| On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 09:31:22AM -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:
| > / sanger@math.muni.cz (Michal Sanger) was heard to say:
| > | In PHP semantic I have declaration:
| > | string MyFunction(string param1, string param2[, int number]);
| [...]
| > There's a switch in the stylesheets to select between K&amp;R style
| > and ANSI style function synopses. If you turn that switch to 'ansi', I
| > think you'll get something closer to what you want.
| As well as the K&R/ANSI formatting, there is the other issue of
| optional parameters like '[, int number]'.  As far as I can tell there
| isn't any good way to mark that up currently.

Yeah, that seems to be the case. I wonder which makes more sense:

1. Allow <optional> somehow in the funcprototype markup, or
2. Add an attribute like choice to paramdef (similar to arg and group).

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>      | One's never alone with a rubber
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | duck.
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